India CSR News Network
MUMBAI: Recognizing his efforts in peace, humanity and outstanding contribution for betterment of society, Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, CEO & Trustee, Wockhardt Foundation, was awarded Doctor of Excellence by CIAC, Global and D. Litt. (Honoris Causa) title in Peace & Humanity from KEISIE International University from CIAC Global, an International quality rating & accreditation agency along with its education partners, KEISIE International University of South Korea for his unparalleled accomplishments with exquisite contribution towards social work and not-for-profit activities recently in a ceremony at Bangalore.
Degree of Doctor of Letters (D. Litt.) is the highest honor awarded by KEISIE International University (KIU). KIU is a leading and one of the fastest growing research oriented private universities of South Korea, with a rich heritage in academia and a global reputation for research led innovations.
He was felicitated by the worthy hands of Prof. Dr. GD Singh (President – CIAC Global & Vice President, International Operations – KEISIE International University), Dr. Wayne Bottiger (President KEISIE International University) and Dr. Hari Krishna Maram (Vice President, CIAC Southern India Chapter).
Expressing his gratitude, Dr. Huz said, “I would like to thank KEISIE International University for this honor. It will inspire my warriors of Wockhardt Foundation, peacekeepers of The World Peacekeepers Movement (TWPM) and me to contribute more to society. I offer my best wishes to the University for their success in providing quality education.”
Prior to this, Dr. Huz has received Honorarium Doctorates from – Indian Virtual University for his contribution towards Peace and Education to society and Open International University at the 49th World Congress of Integrated medicines in June 2011. Dr. Huz has received these honors for the work done by him under the umbrella of Wockhardt Foundation and The World Peacekeepers Movement.
Wockhardt Foundation is a national, not-for-profit organization engaged in social service and human welfare activities. Its 19 programmes have made perceptible change in its areas of operations to the lives of the underprivileged. Mobile 1000, its flagship programme, aims at operating 1000 Mobile Health Vans in rural India and administering free primary healthcare to 2.5 million Indians every year. As of date, there are 86 Mobile 1000 Vans operating in 18 states and doing yeoman service to rural India.
Its other programmes like Little Hearts, Pronto Toilet, Pronto Bio-Toilet, E-Learning, Khel Khel Mein, Wockhardt Skills Development Institute, SHUDHU water purification tablets and Adarsh Gram Yojana have made significant impact and it continues to expand its social coverage in areas where the need is the most. Says it’s Trustee & CEO, Dr. Huz (Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala) – “Wockhardt Foundation operates its social programmes based on the 3 B’s – Big, Best and Bold. The Big ensures scale, the Best ensures quality and the Bold ensures need.” Wockhardt Foundation is governed by a simple philosophy -“where every smile counts”.